Tonight on the History Channel they had a 2 hour program which will be airing again twice this weekend called LAST STAND OF THE 300
which is about King Leonidas and the 300 Spartans at the battle of Thermopylae. Very in depth program also covers Spartan life, Greek History, The Persian Empire, Greek Navy, and it even brings us the next phase of the Greek world with King Philip and Alexander for a couple minutes at the end. The History Channel likes to bring current history programs with releases of historic movie events like this coming weekend release of 300
Scene from 300 (2007)
Scene from the film 300 SPARTANS (1962)
Actual location of the battle.